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Photo Collage: Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas

By Peter Stefo--Eagle Staff Writer & Evan Heins--Photography Editor

Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas is an annual event that takes place every December and features activities, performances, food, and craft vendors to help the community get into the holiday spirit. This year's event on December 1st marked the 20th year of the event and it was also part of the Town of Rocky Mount's 150th anniversary observance.

Hand crafted earrings at a vendor's booth bring festive bling. (Photo by Peter Stefo)

The caboose at the town depot lights up the night for those visiting Santa. (Photo by Peter Stefo)

Handmade wooden reindeer, snowmen, and more were just a few items for sale. (Photo by Peter Stefo)

This local blacksmith adds shape to Franklin County Christmas.(Photo by Evan Heins)

The key to a sharp new year on display at this knifemaker's booth. (Photo by Evan Heins)

Fresh greenery "bears" witness to fantastic Christmas decorations. (Photo by Evan Heins)

These hot chocolate bombs blew guests away. (Photo by Evan Heins)

"Rolling" into the Christmas spirit with jams and jellies. (Photo by Evan Heins)

Wax cubes bring the scents of the season. (Photo by Evan Heins)

Trucking along through the season. (Photo by Evan Heins)

One of several bands getting ready to play some Christmas tunes at the Farmers' Market. (Photo by Evan Heins)

Adorable hand-knitted stuffed toys to stuff kids stockings. (Photo by Evan Heins)

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